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potential impacts of exotic forest pests in North America

Emina Krcmar-Nozic

potential impacts of exotic forest pests in North America

a synthesis of research

by Emina Krcmar-Nozic

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Published by Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.,
  • Amérique du Nord.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest insects -- North America.,
    • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- North America.,
    • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Economic aspects -- North America.,
    • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Environmental aspects -- North America.,
    • Trees -- Diseases and pests -- Social aspects -- North America.,
    • Insectes forestiers -- Amérique du Nord.,
    • Arbres -- Maladies et fléaux -- Amérique du Nord.,
    • Arbres -- Maladies et fléaux -- Aspect économique -- Amérique du Nord.,
    • Arbres -- Maladies et fléaux -- Aspect environnemental -- Amérique du Nord.,
    • Arbres -- Maladies et fléaux -- Aspect social -- Amérique du Nord.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEmina Krcmar-Nozic, Bill Wilson, Louise Arthur.
      SeriesInformation report ;, BC-X-387, Information report (Pacific Forestry Centre) ;, BC-X-387.
      ContributionsArthur, Louise M., 1949-, Wilson, Bill, 1950-, Pacific Forestry Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB761 .K73 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 33 p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532047M
      ISBN 100662293851
      LC Control Number2001430121
      OCLC/WorldCa46625865

      In The number of non-native forest pest species established in the U.S. was estimated at between (Millers et al. ) and (Mattson et al., ; Liebhold et al., ).; The area suffering the greatest numbers and impacts was the Northeast. Hundreds of species of non-native (aka alien or exotic) invasive forest insects, diseases, plants, and other organisms are established in the United States. Some of these species have become invasive, spreading rapidly and causing significant economic and ecological impacts to the nation's forest and urban trees.

      When pests and diseases do begin to appear, they may come from two sources. A complex of indigenous agents may adapt to the new host or exotic pests may be accidentally introduced. Indigenous pests and diseases. A number of examples of indigenous insects adapting to . Introduction of forest exotic pests Forest insect pests and diseases are usually intro-duced non-intentionally. They lie hidden in soil, seed, bonsai and other nursery stock, logs, pallets, and many wood products. Consumption and trade in forest products alone Cited by:

      IMPACTS OF INSECTS IN FOREST LANDSCAPES: IMPLICATIONS FOR FOREST HEALTH MANAGEMENT 1. INTRODUCTION The devastating forest fires and catastrophic outbreaks of both native and introduced forest insect and disease pests, witnessed in recent times throughout North America, are in part a consequence of forest management practices of the last century. Plant pests and diseases Australia is lucky to be free from many of the world’s most damaging plant pests. Exotic plant pests are capable of damaging our natural environment, destroying our food production and agriculture industries, and some could change our way of life.


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Potential impacts of exotic forest pests in North America by Emina Krcmar-Nozic Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The potential impacts of exotic forest pests in North America: a synthesis of research. [Emina Krcmar-Nozic; Bill Wilson; Louise M Arthur; Pacific Forestry Centre.]. Get this from a library. The potential impacts of exotic forest pests in North America: a synthesis of research.

[Emina Krcmar-Nozic; Louise M Arthur; Bill Wilson; Pacific Forestry Centre.]. An Exotic Invasion of Elk Country Weeds; Bark beetle outbreaks and fire: a devastating combination for Central America's pine forests; Bark Beetles of Southern Pines - Identification and Control; Biological Control of Arthropod Forest Pests of the Western United States: A Review and Recommendations.

species. This proportion (27%) is slightly less than the proportion of agricultural pests that are exotic (40%) but the impacts of exotic pests on forestry are characteristically severe (EltonPimentel ).

The increasing load of pest species is likely to result in large and long. In this article series, I will review the more serious exotic forest pests.

O exotic species have been introduced into North America, and most have proven to be useful to humans and benign to the natural environment. Most exotic introductions fail to establish, but some have grown invasive and damaging. Exotic Pests: Major Threats to Forest Health of these organisms have the potential to become serious pests.

Preventing intro- that has been in the North America for over years, the Asian strain has certain characteristics that could increase its potential to be a serious by: 5. Exotic Insects In North American Forests: Ecological Systems Forever Altered. William J. Mattson - Chief Insect Ecologist, North Central Forest Experiment Station, Pesticide Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI From: Exotic Pests of Eastern Forests, Conference Proceedings - April, Nashville, TN, Edited by: Kerry O.

Britton, USDA Forest Service & TN. Forest insects and diseases, particularly those introduced from overseas through international trade, are having widespread and substantial impacts on the ecological function and economic value of North American forest ecosystems [1,2].They may, in fact, pose the most pervasive and important threat to forests in the region [].Nearly two-thirds of the forestland in the United States ( Cited by: 3.

Nonnative Invasive Species in Southern Forest and Grassland Ecosystems; Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Invasive Plants; Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas; Reichard, Sarah.

Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation. Exotic Plant Pests and North American Agriculture examines the threat posed by exotic pests introduced to North American agriculture.

It considers the impact of introduced pests on humans, and it highlights the need for intensified research efforts and international cooperation to prevent further introductions. Exotic insect pests and pathogens pose the most serious current threat to the forests of eastern North America.

The litany of pest and pathogen introductions is long; it includes well-known examples such as the chestnut blight (Endothia parasitica), which effectively eliminated adult American chestnut (Castanea dentata) trees from forests in which it had been a dominant species; Dutch elm Cited by: potential impacts of exotic pests in North America: a.

United States of America. Economic analysis of forest insect pests in Canada—ERRATUM - Volume Issue 1 - Kurt Niquidet. Invasive pests have caused significant damage globally, with forest pests accounting for a considerable fraction of the global impacts (Liebhold et al.

Kenis et al. ).In North America, the cost of damages and control actions related to pest invasions could reach US$ billion annually, including more than US$ billion related to damages in residential property values (Aukema et. Eighteen nonnative forest insects and pathogens in North America with current or potential future high impacts.

Common name Scientific name Pathway Hosts Impacts Geographic region at risk Established species with high impact Chestnut blight Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) Barr. live plants American chestnut, chinkapin virtually eliminated. The Exotic Forest Pest Information System for North America Participant’s Guidelines Revised January, This document describes the guidelines to be followed by contributors ExFor in evaluating exotic forest pests and in submitting background information to the database.

Forest Ecosystem Responses to Exotic Pests and Pathogens in Eastern North America Article (PDF Available) in BioScience 56(5) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'. INTRODUCTION. The spread of non-indigenous or alien forest pests 1 is a growing threat to North American forests, its international trade in forest and other products, and communities dependent on healthy forests and forest industries.

The spread of invasive organisms, including alien forest pests, is increasingly recognized as a global issue that has wide implications for biodiversity. Forest structure is the horizontal and vertical distribution of plant material, including ground vegetation and dead or fallen woody material, shrubs, and understory, midstory, and overstory trees (Bennett, ).Structure also concerns the age distribution of the trees in the forest.

We need to better understand how to control exotic invasive forest insects, including cultural, biological, microbial, and chemical control methods. To have successful eradication or suppression programs for exotic invasive forest insects, we must be able to dramatically lower their population levels.

We will develop efficient, effective, and environmentally safe methods to control exotic. Project Methods Sub-Project I. REDBAY AMBROSIA BEETLE AND LAUREL WILT DISEASE: ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS, ECO-PHYSIOLOGY, AND INVASION s:Hypothesis: Low temperatures will limit the invasion potential of X.

glabratus into the northern latitudes of North rus glabratus will be: 1) reared from redbay bolts and. ALB is acting like an exotic pest in China, attacking over host species, and killing many of the trees planted in the Three- North Belt project.

The biological basis of the invasiveness of exotic pests, and what can be done about them, are discussed. Citation: Britton, Kerry O.; Jiang-Hua, Sun Unwelcome Guests: Extoic Forest by: Introduced insects and pathogens are some of the most significant threats to forest growth and diversity in North America [].Most genera of woody plants today are associated with one or more species of phytophagous invasive insect [2,3,4,5].Although containment and eradication strategies may exist for some invasive species [6,7], the United States continues to experience establishment events Cited by: 3.Nonmarket economic impacts of forest insect pests: a literature review.

Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTRwww. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 38 p.

This report summarizes the results of research on the nonmarket economic impacts of Cited by: